ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS OF THE BIBLE:
A BRIEF CRITIQUE
by Dr. John E. Russell
The Amplified Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1965.
The Holy Scriptures according to the Masoretic Text. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1945. (Armed Forces Edition).
The New American Bible. New York: P. J. Kennedy and Sons, 1970.
New International Version. East Brunswick, NJ: International Bible Society, 1984. [New Headquarters is Colorado Springs, CO].
The Living Bible. Wheaton: Tyndale House Publishers, 1973.
A New Translation of the Bible. New York: Harper and Row, 1954.
Today's English Version. New York: American Bible Society, 1976.
The Greek-English New Testament. (King James Version; New International Version; Greek Text by Eberhard Nestle, NOVUM TESTAMENTUM GRAECE; Literal Interlinear by Alfred Marshall). Washington, DC: Christianity Today, 1977.
The Four Translation New Testament. (King James Version;
New American Standard Bible; The New Testament in the Language of the People
by Charles B. Williams; The New Testament in the Language of Today by William
F. Beck). Minneapolis: World Wide Publications, 1966.
Bruce, F. F. THE ENGLISH BIBLE. New York: Oxford University Press, 1970.
Earle, Ralph. HOW WE GOT OUR BIBLE. Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press, 1970.
Nida, Eugene A. GOOD NEWS FOR EVERYONE. Waco: Word Books, Publisher, 1977.
Taylor, Vincent, THE TEXT OF THE NEW TESTAMENT. Second Edition.
London: Macmillan and Company, Limited, 1963.
"Which Version Is Best?" Reprint from "ETERNITY." [Evaluators quoted are: F. F. Bruce; H. H. Ehrenstein; G. F. Hawthorne; W. S. LaSor; J. R. L. Michaels; R. H. Mounce; J. H. Skilton; G. R. Studer], 1974.
"New American Standard Bible: Translation and Format Facts." La Habra, CA: The Lockman Foundation, n.d. [Pamphlet].
Personal letter from Wendell C. Hawley of Tyndale House Publishers, with enclosure, July 9, 1997.
Personal letter from A. Olson of the Lockman Foundation, March 1977.
Personal letter from Alison Yorke of the International Bible Society, with enclosure, June 27, 1997.
[TEXT AND PRODUCT REVIEW:] Newman, Barclay, M.; Houser, Charles S.; Rhodes, Erroll F.; Burke, David G.; CREATING AND CRAFTING THE CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH VERSION: A NEW APPROACH TO BIBLE TRANSLATION. New York: American Bible Society, 1996 [Booklet].
[TEXT AND PRODUCT REVIEW:] NEW INTERNATIONAL READER'S VERSION. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1995 [Booklet].
[TEXT AND PRODUCT REVIEW:] NEW LIVING TRANSLATION HOLY BIBLE. Wheaton: Tyndale House Publishers, 1996 [Booklet].
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